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Monday, March 20, 2017

Bulgarian Dialectology as Living Tradition

Lecture | March 20 | 12-1:30 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall


Ronelle Alexander, Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, UC Berkeley

Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Berkeley Language Center


This talk focuses on the methodology behind the making and the distinctive features of the interactive database “Bulgarian Dialectology as Living Tradition” that presents excerpts of natural dialect speech recording in 68 different villages throughout Bulgaria. The excerpts were chosen to illustrate both the major features of each dialect, and to convey cultural content of interest. Each excerpt...   More >